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Re: Activity Pingback

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:22:02 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYhJ7SZzW-GqVV+L6jGLuM=-xEmnYXTFq7SjbW_agyT2BYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sandeep Shetty <sandeep.shetty@gmail.com>
Cc: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, public-rww@w3.org
On 11 October 2012 21:16, Sandeep Shetty <sandeep.shetty@gmail.com> wrote:

> > I might be quite interested to try out the "like" use case from any URI
> to
> > any URI.
> >
> > I know that facebook and google have a like button that is used in many
> > sites, does anyone have a button that we could use to test out the
> general
> > case?
>
> I have a working open-source (alpha) implementation of Activity
> Pingback at: http://pingback.converspace.com/
>
> and I'm currently working on a proof of concept of activityweb.org,
> specifically around "like" and should have something to demo in about
> a weeks time.
>
> There are some interesting problems with federated likes (or any
> activity for that matter). For example, unlike centralized likes, its
> hard to ensure accuracy of like counts since the activities are taking
> place on different websites and any problems during the activity
> pingback process could mean loss of info.  To mitigate this, an
> activity pingback endpoint will need to implement queuing of
> unsuccessful activity pingbacks and retry with an exponential delay
> (like you typically would do with webhooks). Endpoints could delegate
> this responsibility to open proxies (soon to be implemented at
> pingback.converspace.com) to simply their own implementation (this is
> the equivalent of a hub in PubSubHubbub).
>
> I would love to get feedback and suggestions from people on this list
> on how this could be improved upon.
>

I have managed to find a like button which I've added to the bottom of my
homepage

http://melvincarvalho.com/

The 'likes' so far (which you can see by clicking on the number "3")

http://melvincarvalho.com/likes

To see the data behind it click on ("This page as Linked Data"), I've
modelled it as a commerce transaction so that this flow can be extended
fully to payments:

http://graphite.ecs.soton.ac.uk/browser/?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fmelvincarvalho.com%2Flikes

Last step is pingback ... I was thinking of just doing these one at a time
then automating it ...



>
> --
> Sandeep Shetty
>
Received on Friday, 12 October 2012 19:22:30 GMT

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